Where are all the letters that Miller must have received from his brothers, nieces and friends?
Births, Deaths and Marriages NZ naturally have no record of birth or death certificates for Thomas Tripney Miller. He died in London 1933 and it is considered that he was born in Scotland 1858. UK searches have not been fruitful but it may be I do not have the right search database. Answer: People recommend ancestory.com which I will try. This database has not been of great assistance for Thomas Tripney Miller, however, from Findmypast.com I was able to locate the record reference for the death certificate which I then requested from the General Register Office UK (GRO) The document notes: ‘Godfrey Miller Son in attendance’ ’13 December 1933, 38 The Grove Heston.
When in London it has been confirmed that he sketched with Dobell and met other Australian artists but did he meet de Maistre, go to Jim Ede’s ‘Kettles Yard?
Thomas Tripney Miller, Godfrey’s father is becoming a more intriguing figure whose thinking features in Godfrey’s letters. I’d like much more about him
Is it possible that Godfrey and John Henshaw met prior to the Sydney years?
John Henshaw mentions Miller’s collection of indigenous bark paintings presumably started on his first central Australian visit 1940 – what happened to these?
Who can assist me with more information in relation to his trips to the outback? His immense respect for the way of thinking in the indigenous communities in Australia and New Zealand?
What happened to Miller’s library?
Who is Laurie that wanted him in a book? Answer: Laurie Thomas
Other than the Kerry Dundas portrait where are photographs of Miller himself?
Can anyone assist with information regarding Miller’s relationship and decision to bequeath his home to Helen Priscilla Crabb [Barc] (1891-1972) – it may have been through the Theosophical Society but Anne Wookey in her thesis could not find evidence of the connection.
Owen Shaw, in his opening of the Godfrey Miller exhibition 21/9/10 at Artarmon Galleries, mentions the missing zoo sketches – what has happened to these? Were they distributed to students?